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Gravely Belt cover keep breaking off

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by bob, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,260

    The 2 carrage bolts that hold my belt cover guards on my Gravely 272 keep breaking off. I'd like to replace them with grade 5 or 8 bolts, but I need the threads to go the entire lenghth of the bolt. Any ideas?

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  2. Breezmeister

    Breezmeister LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from South Jersey
    Messages: 1,784

    All thread ( 3 foot long) in the size and thread that you need, then use two nuts locked against each other or a single nut welded on. You can get it at most hardware store in grade 5 or Home Depot in what ever grade they sell.
     
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